Category Archives: College/University (on campus)

Sprinkler assists fire crews in university fire (East Stroudsburg, PA)

A fire started in the Enrollment Services Center building of East Stroudsburg University on Friday morning. While the cause is under investigation, fire officials claim the fire appeared to have started by a … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler assists fire crews in university fire (East Stroudsburg, PA)”

Sprinkler system helps to put out fire at university (Charleston, SC)

A fire began in a first floor restroom at the Medical University of South Carolina on Wednesday, November 20. When firefighters arrived to the scene, they discovered that the fire had been almost … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system helps to put out fire at university (Charleston, SC)”

Fire extinguished at suspected arson incidents on college campus (Chestnut Hill, MA)

Three fires were set in classrooms on Boston College over the weekend, and fire sprinklers put out the flames in each incident. Police are looking for a suspect in these cases. No injuries … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Fire extinguished at suspected arson incidents on college campus (Chestnut Hill, MA)”

Sprinkler system suppresses late night fire at University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)

A fire erupted in the third floor of the University of Virginia's Wilsdorf Hall on Tuesday, October 8. The late night fire was contained by the building's fire sprinklers until fire crews arrived … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system suppresses late night fire at University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)”

Sprinkler system extinguishes on college campus (Durham, NH)

A fire that began in the Physics Department on the University of New Hampshire campus was quickly suppressed by the building's fire sprinkler system. A member of the faculty had been using isopropyl … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Sprinkler system extinguishes on college campus (Durham, NH)”

Fire on college campus put out by fire sprinklers (Piscataway, NJ)

Fire sprinklers extinguished a fire in the academic building of Rutgers University. The afternoon fire, which was deemed as accidental, was eliminated by one sprinkler by the time fire crews arrived.

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Fire at university campus controlled by sprinkler system (Logan, Utah)

A fire in the basement of a building on Utah State University's campus could have been much worse if not for the modern fire sprinkler system that was installed. Crews arrived to find smoke … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Fire at university campus controlled by sprinkler system (Logan, Utah)”